March 10, 2018
COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio State University women’s lacrosse team looks to keep things rolling when it faces the University of Massachusetts Minutewomen at Gene L. Shirk Stadium at Albright College in Reading, Pennsylvania.
Last Time Out
The Buckeyes used an offensive explosion from McKayla Conti defeat the Binghamton Bearcats on Friday night in Binghamton. Conti finished with a career high six goals, while Baley Parrott scored four goals, notched three draw controls and one caused turnover. Molly Wood tallied six draw controls, tied for the game high, and brought herself just 10 draw controls away from the all-time program record. The senior also scored a goal. Jill Rizzo withstood the Bearcat’s attack, notching 10 saves on the night while scooping up three ground balls. Shannon Rosati stepped up for the OSU defense, leading the team with four caused turnovers. She also tallied five draw controls and came up with three ground balls. Anna Seanor led the Buckeyes with four ground balls, and notched three caused turnovers in the win.
Buckeyes By The Numbers
McKayla Conti leads the way for the Buckeyes with 16 points. Her 12 goals are tied for second on the team, and her four assists are also second on the team. Liza Hernandez ranks second on the squad with 15 points, including a team-high 13 goals. She also has 11 draw controls, good for third on the team. Baley Parrott’s 13 points sit at third place on the team, and her 12 goals are tied for second place on the squad. Sara Dickinson is tied for third place in points with 13. She leads the team with seven assists, and she’s scored six goals as well. Molly Wood’s 23 draw controls lead the Buckeyes, and she’s 10 away from first place in program history. Wood also has eight ground balls. Shannon Rosati leads the defensive efforts with 13 ground balls and seven caused turnovers, both team highs. Goaltender Jill Rizzo has 47 saves and 12 ground balls this year. Rizzo’s 9.4 saves-per-game lead the Big Ten.
About The Minutewomen
UMass comes into the game with wins over Dartmouth, Marist, and UConn this season. Hannah Burnett is the leading goal scorer for the Minutewomen with 15 on the season, she’s also tied for the team lead with 17 points. Right beside her is Holly Turner with 17 points from 13 goals and four assists. Kaitlyn Cerasi is no slouch herself, tallying 16 points from nine goals and seven assists. Kiley Anderson leads the team in draw controls with 19, and comes in at fourth on the team in points with 11. Stephanie Croke’s 17 ground balls top the team, she’s also got nine points from three goals and six assists.